Quotes of Cop

“ It seemed to me… that the only valid people to deal with crime were cops, and I would like to make the lead character, rather than a single person, a squad of cops. ”

- Evan Hunter

“ I've never been a cop nor hope to be a cop, thanks. ”

- Evan Hunter

“ The only difference between a genius and one of common capacity is that the former anticipates and explores what the latter accidentally hits upon; but even the man of genius himself more frequently employs the advantages that chance presents him; it is the lapidary who gives value to the diamond which the peasant has dug up without knowing its value. ”

- Abbe Guillaume Raynal

“ If you're going to go through hell... I suggest you come back learning something. ”

- Drew Barrymore

“ You are thought here to be the most senseless and fit man for the constable of the watch, therefore bear you the lantern. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Surely the fact that a uniformed police officer is wearing his hair below his collar will make him no less identifiable as a policeman. ”

- Thurgood Marshall

“ Where the suspect poses no immediate threat to the officer and no threat to others, the harm resulting from the failing to apprehend him does not justify the use of deadly force to do so. ”

- Byron R. White

“ We did a series of target shooting with live ammunition. Eva is an unbelievable shot. She shot better than 90% of the police officers out there. ”

- Michael Douglas

“ I wanted to say 'I shot the police' but the government would have been angry so I said 'I shot the sheriff;' means the same thing though: justice! ”

- Bob Marley

“ I've been telling anybody who would listen that I wanted to do a series for the last 10 years. But I wouldn't do it if I was just another cop pushing bad guys up against the wall. ”

- William Petersen

“ Asking questions is an essential part of police investigation. In the ordinary sense a police officer is free to ask a person for identification without implicating the Fourth Amendment. ”

- Anthony Kennedy

“ The mugger who is arrested is back on the street before the police officer, but the person mugged may not be back on the street for a long time, if ever. ”

- Mario Cuomo

“ You are laughing at our police officers but I'm proud of them. ”

- Rick Baker

“ I don't think any of us have lost confidence in Jay. We're expecting... that he's going to be fighting to get his starting position back. That's the kind of guy he is. This makes him more hungry now. ”

- Brian Clark

“ I don't think any of it justifies hitting a police officer. ”

- Nancy Pelosi

“ I want to say 'I Shot The Police' but the government would have made a fuss so I said 'I Shot The Sheriff' instead...but it's the same idea: justice. ”

- Bob Marley

“ They police themselves, but they don't police themselves the way we used to police ourselves. ”

- Dusty Baker

“ The most romantic a woman ever said to me in bed was; Are you sure you are not a cop? ”

- Larry Brown

“ I never write Metropolis for seven cents because I can get the same price for city. I never write policeman because I can get the same money for cop. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Faith is a cop-out. If the only way you can accept an assertion is by faith, then you are conceding that it can't be taken on its own merits. ”

- Dan Barker

“ If you haven't seen your wife smile at a traffic cop, you haven't seen her smile her prettiest. ”

- Kin Hubbard

“ being judgmental about your own behavior is actually another cop-out because it makes you feel as though you're doing something virtuous. ”

- Barbara Sher

“ I've made a career over the last seventeen years of mostly playing men in uniform, especially cops. The one thing for an actor that is death, is if you're bored. The boredom will show in your work. ”

- Benjamin Bratt

“ Never quit. It is the easiest cop-out in the world. Set a goal and don't quit until you attain it. When you do attain it, set another goal, and don't quit until you reach it. Never quit. ”

- Bear Bryant

“ A good catcher is the quarterback, the carburetor, the lead dog, the pulse taker, the traffic cop and sometimes a lot of unprintable things, but no team gets very far without one. ”

- Miller Huggins

“ Arnold Schwarzenegger announced he's running for governor. He's got a great slogan - 'Vote for me, or I'll make 'Kindergarten Cop II'. ”

- Craig Kilborn

“ A recent police study found that you're much more likely to get shot by a fat cop if you run. ”

- Dennis Miller

“ I've never been arrested. I've been stopped, searched and had a gun put to my head by the Chicago cops. ”

- Tim Meadows

“ The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it. ”

- Dudley Moore

“ I did not kill President Kennedy or Officer Tippit. If you want me to cop out to hitting or pleading guilty to hitting a cop in the mouth when I was arrested, yeah, I plead guilty to that. But I do deny shooting both the President and Tippit. ”

- Lee Harvey Oswald
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